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World Food Day 2020

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. FAO World Food Day is calling for global solidarity to help all populations, and especially the most vulnerable, to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, and to make food systems more resilient and robust. Everyone across our food chain has an important role to play! Visit the FAO website to know more.

Birth Anniversary: Evangelista Torricelli, October 15th, 1608

Evangelista Torricelli was an Italian physicist and mathematician, and a student of Galileo. He is best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of indivisibles. Read the full Wikipedia article

World Sight Day 2020: “Hope in Sight”

World Sight Day aims to focus global attention on vision impairment and blindness. This year theme is “Hope in Sight” after the political commitment to take action to make eye care an integral part of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). At Altay we want to celebrate this day by offering you our anatomical wall chart “The…
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Anniversary: Peter W. Higgs & François Englert, Nobel Prize for Physics 2013

“The year 2013 Nobel prize for physics was about something small that makes all the difference.” In the 1960s, Peter Higgs and Francois Englert were among several physicists who proposed a mechanism to explain why the most basic building blocks of the Universe have mass. The mechanism predicts a particle – the Higgs boson –…
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World Teachers Day 2020

In 2020, World Teachers’ Day will celebrate teachers with the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. This day provides the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide, take stock of achievements, and draw attention to the voices of teachers, who are at the heart of efforts to attain the global education target of…
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World Heart Day 2020

The World Heart Day is an annual observance and celebration held on September 29 that is intended to increase public awareness of cardiovascular diseases, including their prevention and their global impact.  At Altay we want to celebrate this day by offering you 2 beautiful heart models, perfect and anatomically correct in every detail, at a discount…
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Birth Anniversary: Enrico Fermi, September 29th, 1901

Enrico Fermi is considered, after Galileo Galilei, the greatest Italian physicist of all time. In his honor was given the name of an element of the periodic table, the fermium (symbol Fm), a submultiple of the meter commonly used in atomic and nuclear physics, the fermi, and one of the two classes of particles of…
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International Day for Universal Access to Information 2020

Recognizing the significance of access to information, the 74th UN General Assembly proclaimed 28 September as the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) at the UN level in October 2019. The day had been proclaimed by the UNESCO General Conference in 2015, following the adoption of the 38 C/Resolution 57 declaring 28 September of every…
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Jumper Contactless infrared digital thermometer. Simple, Safe & Reliable!

Highly accurate and reliable contactless infrared digital thermometer. It takes 1 second to show the temperature data obtained. Its dual mode allows you to measure both the body temperature and the temperature of different surfaces. FEATURES Reliable, fast and highly accurate. Dual body/surface/food temperature mode Safe and hygienic measurement, without contact. Visual alarm with 2…
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International Day for Peace 2020: “Shape Peace Togheter!”

The 2020 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Shaping Peace Together.” This day as been declared by the UN General Assembly to be devoted to strengthen the ideal of peace by observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. Celebrate the day by spreading compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the pandemic!…
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